Salmonella adapts to different niches within the host as the disease progresses

February 10, 2016 by

The Melissa Kendall Laboratory’s research on salmonella and its sensing of ethanolamine was published recently in PLoS Pathogens. Salmonella  uses ethanolamine as  a GPS to determine its location in the body and decide whether to feast and multiply or fight the immune system. See article in UVA TODAY. Melissa Kendall, PhD was also interviewed by the local television! The lab might have identified a process how several food-borne pathogens survive in the host.